Photo: Randy Douglas
An assault occurred in Chico at Depot Park, according to the Chico Police Department official Facebook page-
“On 7/28/20, at approximately 11:47 PM, Chico Police Officers were dispatched to a local business on Walnut Street because an individual stated he had been assaulted in Depot Park located at 431 Cedar Street.
A Chico Police Officer arrived and contacted an elderly victim who had injuries consistent with being assaulted.
Officers learned while the victim was sitting at a bench in Depot Park, two unknown males approached the victim.
During the contact, at least one of the males punched the victim causing numerous injuries. The victim was able to provide a description of the suspects.
While Officers were conducting an area check in Depot Park, Officers contacted a male, later identified as Randy Douglas, age 55, who matched the description. During the investigation, Douglas was identified as the male who assaulted the victim.
Due to the injuries the victim sustained and evidence collected at the scene, Douglas was arrested for Elder Abuse, a felony. The victim was transported to local Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.”